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Bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 176; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.7 x 0.46 cm (1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-557d

Medium or Technique

White Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One white stone barrel bead partly covered with thin yellow deposit, tapered hole but no boring groove

Provenance

From Meroe, W 176. February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition